Wynnchurch Capital promotes seven

The firm promoted Carl Howe and Brian Riordan to the position of principal.

Wynnchurch Capital made a series of promotions, including elevating Carl Howe and Brian Riordan to principal. JD Frank, Kevin Hanley and Mike MacKay were named vice presidents and Alex Randall and Cole Pospesel was made senior associate. Wynnchurch has offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and Toronto.

Press Release

Wynnchurch Capital, L.P. (“Wynnchurch”), a leading middle-market private equity firm, announced today the promotions of Carl Howe and Brian Riordan to Principal; JD Frank, Kevin Hanley and Mike MacKay to Vice President; and Alex Randall and Cole Pospesel to Senior Associate.

Chris O’Brien, Managing Partner at Wynnchurch, said, ​“We are proud and excited to announce the promotions of Carl, Brian, JD, Kevin, Mike, Alex and Cole. They have all made very meaningful contributions to the firm and their promotions are well-earned.” Frank Hayes, Managing Partner, stated, ​“We are grateful for the hard work and commitment they have each made to the firm, and are excited for their continued growth and support in building Wynnchurch.” John Hatherly, Founder and Managing Partner, added, ​“Wynnchurch has grown considerably over the years, enabled by the dedicated efforts of our team. We are confident in the growing, future leadership of Wynnchurch.”

Wynnchurch Capital is actively seeking investment opportunities for its $2.277 billion Fund V. In February, Wynnchurch acquired Pennsylvania Machine Works, a fully integrated manufacturer of high pressure forged fittings and branch connections. Other recent Wynnchurch investments include: Clyde Industries, a leading designer and manufacturer of sootblowers, a critical component within recovery, power, and steam boilers; Eastern Metal Supply, a leading value-added distributor of aluminum extrusions and related products; MPL Holdings, a leader in cultured marble products for the hospitality and multi-family housing markets; and two closed-die forging facilities of Allegheny Technologies that produce high-value, complex forgings for OEMs.

ABOUT WYNNCHURCH CAPITAL:
Wynnchurch Capital, L.P., headquartered in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, with offices in California and Canada, was founded in 1999, and is a leading middle-market private equity investment firm. Wynnchurch’s strategy is to partner with middle market companies in the United States and Canada that possess the potential for substantial growth and profit improvement. Wynnchurch Capital manages a number of private equity funds with $4.2 billion of committed capital under management and specializes in recapitalizations, growth capital, management buyouts, corporate carve-outs and restructurings. For more information, please visit: https://​www​.wyn​nchurch​.com.